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Plat Application & Plat Checklists

  1. Lawrence County Planning & Zoning - Plat Application and Plat Checklist
    90 Sherman Street, Deadwood, SD 57732
    Ph: 605­-578-­3871 Fax: 605-­722-6221
    1. All plats are due by the scheduled deadlines you can find at
    2. At time of submittal the following must be included:
      • Fees 
      • Plat checklists
      • Plat application
      • (1) emailed in PDF form
      • All supplemental data needed for plat (i.e. fire plans; road profiles; septic info; bonding info, etc) 
    3. ***Plats submitted at the Plat Submittal deadline does not guarantee a place on the agenda. Staff will determine placement of a plat on an agenda once final review and compliance is reached.*** 
    4. Surveyors are responsible for submitting plats that are in recordable format and meet all platting requirements. Staff can pull or remove a plat from any agenda if it deems that document does not meet the criteria set out in the ordinances. Here is a flow chart created to help explain the plat review process Plat Process Flow Chart
    5. After compliance is determined the surveyors must submit (1) mylar of plat (11”x17” or 15”x 26”); (1) paper copy of plat; Electronic CAD drawing file of the plat emailed to the County with closure calculations for all lots/blocks, right-of-ways, and survey ties; and with required signatures in Permanent Sharpie Black Pen ONLY
      • Owners signature, notary signature, and seal 
      • Surveyor’s signature and seal 
      • Signature from Road District if applicable
      • All other signatures will be obtained by the Planning Department
    6. The Lawrence County Treasurer requires that taxes be paid in full prior to a plat being recorded. Make sure your clients do this or the plat cannot be recorded.
    7. Plats will be recorded as soon as all signatures are completed and taxes are paid.

    Please upload the documents required for the application in question. Only one document can be uploaded per slot, so please put your documents in one file before uploading. If you have multiple documents you can also email them to but please reference the plat submittal. 

  5. Upload the completed checklist

  6. Electronic Signature Agreement*

    The OWNER, SURVEYOR, OR AUTHORIZED AGENT, ACKNOWLEDGES: That he/she has read that he/she has read and understands the requirements set forth in the Lawrence County Subdivision Regulations and this application form; that he/she authorizes the Lawrence County Planning Department staff and designee to enter on to and inspect the above-described property; and that he/she has been advised of the fee requirements and they have been paid.

    By checking the "I agree" box below, you agree and acknowledge that 1) your application will not be signed in the sense of a traditional paper document, 2) by signing in this alternate manner, you authorize your electronic signature to be valid and binding upon you to the same force and effect as a handwritten signature, and 3) you may still be required to provide a traditional signature at a later date.

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